Category Archives: With All the Precision Possible

Another Award for the Deluxe Roubo Edition

At Lost Art Press, we don’t enter contests or seek awards for publishing, design, woodworking or… anything, really. (The reason we don’t do this is complicated. Buy me a bucket of beer some time, and I might tell you.) Despite … Continue reading

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Building ‘The Other Roubo Bookstand’

A week or two ago, I put up a short post and video about “The Other Roubo Bookstand,” a project taken from the plate 331 of André Jacob Roubo’s “l’Art du Menuisier,” scaled to hold the beautiful deluxe edition of the … Continue reading

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Roubo on Upholstery

This is an excerpt from “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture” by André-Jacob Roubo;  translation by Donald C. Williams, Michele Pietryka-Pagán & Philippe Lafargue.  So Roubo could not very well do a comprehensive book on furniture making without including some mention … Continue reading

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Tools Appropriate for Finishing Mouldings

This is an excerpt from “With all the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture” by André-Jacob Roubo; translation by Donald C. Williams, Michele Pietryka-Pagán & Philippe Lafargue.  Once the mouldings are cut, you finish them, that is to say, you shape them on … Continue reading

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Update: Deluxe ‘Roubo on Furniture Making’

Before I travel, I make enormous lists of everything I need to do before I depart. At the end of each of these lists I should add this item: Get dumped on. Less than 24 hours before getting on a … Continue reading

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The Plate 11 Bench

  This is an excerpt from “With All the Precision Possible” by André-Jacob Roubo, translation by Donald C. Williams, Michele Pietryka-Pagán & Philippe Lafargue.  The following text is part of an essay about Roubo’s workbenches written by Christopher Schwarz. One … Continue reading

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Last Call for Subscribers

The opportunity to be listed as a subscriber in the deluxe version of “With All the Precision Possible: Roubo on Furniture” ends at midnight tonight. After midnight, that door is closed. During the last few weeks we’ve received some pushback … Continue reading

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